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Man arrested for multiple drug charges in Mercer County following vehicle pursuit

MONTCALM, WV (WVVA) One man has been arrested for several drug charges following a pursuit with deputies in Mercer County.

According to Lt. Murphy with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, Deputy Lacy pursued a vehicle on Lorton Lick Rd. After the subjects inside the vehicle fled on foot from the vehicle, Lt. Murphy was notified by members of the Montcalm Volunteer Fire Department one of the subjects was on Purdich Street.

Murphy says he located the subject matching the description walking on Purdich Street and detained him to conduct a Terry Frisk for weapons.

After the search, Murphy found cash, prescription bottles, and small glass bottle. The cash found on the subject’s person totaled to $1,464.00

Police then took Brian Lee Oiler into custody to be processed and inventory the items Mr. Oiler told officers he sold.

Oiler is be charged with three counts of Possession with intent to Deliver controlled substances. One for Sch. IV Xanax, Sch. II Dilaudid, and Sch. II Coacaine.

Mr. Oiler is at Southern Regional Jail awaiting arraignment.

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